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Subject: Birdie Mae Greenwade Hopewell
Date: Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Surnames: Greenwade, Buffington
Birdie Mae Hopewell, 86, of Elyria, OH passed away peaceful Monday, October 23, 2017 in the Wesleyan Village, following a short illness.
She was born in Cadiz, Kentucky and came to Elyria, Ohio in 1945 and was employed by the Elyria School System as a nurse assistant and a cook.
A charter member of True Vine P.B.C., Elyria; serving in the Senior Choir and as a Church Nurse and a former member of Mt Zion Baptist Church, Elyria and Mt. Nebo Baptist Primitive Church, Elyria.
She enjoyed cooking and spending time with family and friends.
She will be sadly missed by her daughter, Dora Ann Curry of Elyria and sons, Jim (Helen) Buffington, Jr. and Eric Buffington both of Elyria; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren and a cousin, Virginia Turner of Indiana.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Coron "Tweet" and Dora Greenwade; daughter, Brenda Buffington.
Friends may call Tuesday, October 31, 2017 from 11 A.M. until time of service at 12 Noon. In the True Vine Baptist Church, 737 18th St., Elyria. Burial will be in Brookdale Cemetery, Elyria.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to Carter Funeral Homes, Inc., 127 Bridge Street, Elyria.